Please join us Tuesday, Oct. 5 (11 am ET) for our next OHDSI Community Call, when we will have four new workgroup updates:
• Clinical Trials (Mike Hamidi)
• Health Equity (Jake Gillberg)
• Phenotype Development & Evaluation (Gowtham Rao)
• Vaccine Vocabulary (Adam Black)
Many of you will have the calendar link in your OHDSI Teams environment. If not, you will need the specific meeting link to access the community call; it will also be posted in the main OHDSI Teams environment. As always, if you can’t make it, the recordings will be posted to both our Community Calls page and the General OHDSI Teams recordings folder.
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Genomic Subgroup Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 9 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Tuesday at 9 am ET
Common Data Model WG: Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 1 pm ET (Meeting Link )
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 1 pm ET.
Health Equity WG: Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 2 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Tuesday at 2 pm ET
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Outreach/Research Subgroup Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 3 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first and third Tuesday of each month at 3 pm ET.
Vaccine Vocabulary WG: Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 9 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 9am ET (THIS IS A REVISED MEETING TIME)
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – Development Subgroup Meeting: Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 10 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every other Wednesday at 10 am ET.
Patient-Level Prediction/Pop. Level Estimation WG Meeting (Eastern Hemi): Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 4 pm KST (2AM ET) (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Wednesday of every month at 4 pm KST.
Patient-Level Prediction/Pop. Level Estimation WG Meeting (Western Hemi): Thursday, Oct. 7 at 12 pm ET (Meeting Link) Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the first Thursday of every month at 12 pm ET
OMOP CDM Oncology WG – CDM/Vocabulary Subgroup Meeting: Thursday, Oct. 7 at 1 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every Thursday at 1 pm ET
Education WG: Friday, Oct. 8 at 9 am ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for every four weeks on Friday at 9 am ET
China Chapter WG: Friday, Oct. 8 at 11 pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second Friday of each month at 10 am ET. Note: this meeting does not take place in MS Teams.
Phenotype Development and Evaluation WG: Friday, Oct. 8 at 1pm ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 1 pm ET.
Early Stage Researchers WG: ( Europe /East Coast /West Coast hemisphere): Monday, Oct. 11 at 1pm UK time (8am ET) (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally due to be held on the second Monday of each month at 1pm UK time.
Common Data Model WG – Vocabulary Subgroup: Tuesday, Oct. 12 at noon time ET (Meeting Link)
Meetings are traditionally scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 12:00 ET, alternating with the general CDM WG.
Congratulations to Emily Pfaff, Andrew Girvin, Davera Gabriel, Kristin Kostka, Michele Morris, Matvey Palchuk, Harold Lehmann, Benjamin Amor, Mark Bissell, Katie Bradwell, Sigfried Gold, Stephanie Hong, Johanna Loomba, Amin Manna, Julie McMurry, Emily Niehaus, Nabeel Quresh, Anita Walden, Xiaohan Tanner Zhang, Richard Zhu, Richard Moffitt, Melissa Haendel, Christopher Chute, and the N3C Consortium on the publication of “Synergies between Centralized and Federated Approaches to Data Quality: A Report from the National COVID Cohort Collaborative” in JAMIA.
The 2021 APAC Symposium will be held Nov. 18 (APAC time zone). There are several planned talks during the full-day event, including ones focused on the FHIR/OHDSI collaboration, the APAC Chapter vision for 2022, the EHDEN consortium and state of the community talks for both the global community and the APAC community. More details have been posted to the OHDSI APAC page, and you can register for the symposium here.
The October edition of The Journey Newsletter just came out, and it includes all the details of how to watch the 2021 Symposium, as well as the latest monthly podcast, information on the CDM v5.4, the “Our Journey: Where the OHDSI Community Has Been, and Where Are We Going” book, publications and presentations from September, and plenty more.
The next CBER BEST Seminar Series presentation will be held Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 11 am ET. Nicola P. Klein, MD, PhD (Kaiser Permanente Division of Research) will discuss her work on Exploring Vaccine Safety Datalink COVID vaccine rapid cycle analysis (RCA) methods . You can register for this talk here.
The #OHDSISocialShowcase began today. Over the next few months, research from the OHDSI2021 Collaborator Showcase will be profiled each weekday on both the OHDSI Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. Please follow and share to highlight the breadth of research happening around our community.
Work groups listed on the OHDSI website: To get a snapshot of the work group meetings for the month, please visit Upcoming Working Group Calls – OHDSI
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**you can also find the document on our website ohdsi.org under “Collaborate with OHDSI in MS Teams.”
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